North Dakota - Educator Professional Growth and Development: Professional Development

Professional Development
Policy Type: 

North Dakota follows the Learning Forward standards of learning communities, leadership, resources, data, learning designs, implementation, and outcomes.


Standards for Professional Learning outline the characteristics of professional learning that leads to effective teaching practices, supportive leadership, and improved student results. Learning Forward is the only association focused solely on the most critical lever in improving schools - building the knowledge and skills of educators. Through the Standards for Professional Learning, Learning Forward leads the field in understanding what links professional learning to improved student achievement.

Adopting Authority: 
Standards Board
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
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